Religion Quotes

Religion is not merely the opium of the masses, it's the cyanide.

Tom Robbins

Religion is one of the phases of thought through which the world is passing

Robert Green Ingersoll

A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.

Abraham J. Heschel

The whole religious complexion of the modern world is due to the absence from Jerusalem of a lunatic asylum.

Thomas Paine

In the matter of religion, people eagerly fasten their eyes on the difference between their own creed and yours; whilst the charm of the study is in finding the agreements and identities in all the religions of humanity

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Bad science and bad religion simply swap roles, the former proclaiming Truth, the latter worshiping Doubt

Jeffrey Satinover

Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he ''lives'' his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy.

Gurdjieff

Once you attempt legislation upon religious grounds, you open the way for every kind of intolerance and religious persecution

William Butler Yeats

Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.

Ambrose Bierce

Religion has caused more misery to all of mankind in every stage of human history than any other single idea

Madalyn Murray O'Hair

The notion of religious liberty is that you cannot be forced to participate in a religious ceremony that's not of your choosing simply because you're out-voted

Ira Glasser

Religions sprang up among men to deal with the sometimes terrifying aspects of existence, to make sense out of the senseless, to explain things we find inexplicable

Gore Vidal

If the freedom of religion, guaranteed to us by law in theory, can ever rise in practice under the overbearing inquisition of public opinion, then and only then will truth, prevail over fanaticism

Thomas Jefferson

I have always noticed that deeply and truly religious persons are fond of a joke, and I am suspicious of those who aren't

Alfred North Whitehead

Religion is the last refuge of human savagery

Alfred North Whitehead

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Updated On : June 10, 2014
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